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The Foam Roll Exercise for Tension Headache

The Foam Roll Exercise for Tension Headache

 

A common source of tension headache are the muscles around the neck and shoulders. Two common culprits are the suboccipital muscles (the small muscles at the base of the skull) and the upper traps (which sit on top of your shoulders).  When irritated these muscles can refer pain around the temples and behind the eyes – the typical pattern for a tension headache.   Continue Reading

Footwear for Foot Pains

Footwear for Foot Pains

Modern footwear can be problematic. Rigid soles, narrow toe-boxes and raised heels can change the structure and function of the feet potentially leading to, or exacerbating, foot and lower quarter injuries such as plantar fasciitis. Here are the four biggest problems with modern footwear and what to look out for when picking a shoe: Continue Reading

Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Pain

Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Pain

Neck pain is extremely common, affecting 50 – 70% of people at some point in their lives. Fortunately, most neck pain is ’mechanical’ in nature – coming from the tissues (muscle, joints, nerves) in the neck – and typically responds extremely well to chiropractic care. Continue Reading

Chiropractic Testimonial

I first attended due to pain in my lower back that I had had for over a year. It was my last resource, as I had tried a lot of things before but it was definitely the best thing for me. I felt listened to and taken seriously and I’m now more or less pain free. I can now do all the things I like again, like dancing and walking. That’s just great!

Karen Mackel